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HTC 10 tries to move up the Android smartphone market

The HTC 10 is the company’s ticket for this year to try and move in on the leaders of the Android smartphone niche. While Samsung is the obvious leader to date, HTC is pinning its hopes to narrow the gap and build on its brand.

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Old Android devices at risk from automatically downloaded and executed malware

While observing the activity of several cybercriminal groups, Kaspersky Lab researchers have spotted unusual activity in a malicious script, on an infected website, which is putting Android users at risk.

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ATM is a New Skimmer: Crooks Bring ATMs on Their Side [WATCH]

A Russian-speaking Skimer group forces ATMs to assist them in stealing users money. Discovered in 2009, Skimer was the first malicious program to target ATMs. Seven years later, cybercriminals are reusing the malware: but both the crooks and the program have evolved, and this time they pose an even more advanced threat to banks and their customers around the globe.

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Ransom Aware: Kaspersky Lab detected a 14% increase in new ransomware modifications in Q1 2016

Ransomware has overtaken news about APT attacks to become the main topic of the quarter. According to Kaspersky Lab’s Q1 malware report, the company’s experts detected 2,900 new malware modifications during the quarter, an increase of 14 percent on the previous quarter.

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One-In-Ten Have Lost Money by Being Targeted Online

With the diversity and quantity of online financial threats increasing, recent research from Kaspersky Lab and B2B International has found that 48% of consumers have been targeted by scams designed to defraud and trick them into revealing sensitive and financial information for criminal gain. An alarming 11% have lost money as a result of being targeted online.

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Dangerous Online Habits: The Geography of Cyber Savviness

Kaspersky Lab has tested the cyber savviness of more than 18 thousand users worldwide to find out how they behave on the Internet and how risky their online habits are. The respondents were presented with a series of standard online situations that most users face, and a variety of answers to choose from.

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